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[12/07/12 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Friday, December 7
Updates include: Robert Zemeckis to bring "Death Becomes Her" to Bravo; Ryan Lee joins ABC's "Trophy Wife"; and NBC's "Believe" drama pilot begins casting.

[12/07/12 - 11:00 PM]
Spike TV Announces Winners of the 10th Annual "Video Game Awards"
The live awards show was simulcast on MTV2, MTV Tr3s and streamed live on Spike.com, GameTrailers.com and for the first time ever, on Xbox consoles through Xbox Live.

[12/07/12 - 04:45 PM]
Thursday's Cable Ratings: NFL Network Tops Charts with Broncos/Raiders
Plus: numbers for HBO's "In Vogue: The Editor's Eye," A&E's "Panic 9-1-1" and Discovery's "Ghost Town Gold."

[12/07/12 - 03:36 PM]
Ring in the New Year with "Andrew Dice Clay: Indestructible!" - Audacious Comedy Special to Premiere on Showtime(R) Monday, December 31 at 10 PM (ET/PT)
"My filth is derived from watching people, whether it be behind a bedroom door, or on a New York City subway," said Clay.

[12/07/12 - 02:00 PM]
Wednesday's Cable Ratings: "Duck Dynasty" Goes Out on Top for A&E
Plus: numbers for E!'s "Love You, Mean It with Whitney Cummings," Lifetime's "The Houstons: On Our Own" and TLC's "Neat Freaks."

[12/07/12 - 01:48 PM]
Lifetime to Air "Secrets of the Royal Nursery" on Thursday, December 13
The one-hour special will "go behind-the-scenes of the monarchy, revealing developments of what the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge should expect over the coming months."

[12/07/12 - 01:40 PM]
Video: Showtime(R) Offers First Look at Its 2013 New Drama Series "Ray Donovan" and "Masters of Sex"
The network will premiere the first looks this Sunday, December 9 during the penultimate episodes of "Dexter" and "Homeland."

[12/07/12 - 01:28 PM]
"Person of Interest" Is the Fastest-Growing Show on Network Television
CBS spins the numbers for the season to date.

[12/07/12 - 11:12 AM]
Bravo Media's "Top Chef" Serves Up Its Highest-Rated Episode of the Season with 1.4 Million Viewers, Up Double Digits in All Key Demos
Bravo spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 5.

[12/07/12 - 10:52 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Celebrates the Great White Way with "Broadway Giveaway Week," Airing December 10-14
Throughout "Broadway Giveaway Week," "Millionaire" contestants will be asked one Broadway-themed question during gameplay.

[12/07/12 - 10:19 AM]
ABC's Winter Finale of "Nashville" Builds to Its Best Results Since the Beginning of November
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 5.

[12/07/12 - 09:45 AM]
"Survivor: Philippines" Sweeps Its Time Period with Its Largest Audience Since Its Season Opener on Sept. 19
CBS spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 5.

[12/07/12 - 09:41 AM]
"Two and a Half Men," "Person of Interest" and "Elementary" Post Week-to-Week Growth in Viewers and Key Demos
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, December 6.

[12/07/12 - 09:29 AM]
Step Into the Squad Room and Explore Other Iconic Sets on "Inside NCIS," a New Behind-the-Scenes Web Series on CBS.com
The eight-episode series chronicles the production process from start to finish, featuring exclusive interviews with cast members.

[12/07/12 - 09:28 AM]
"Curiosity" Re-creates Hindenburg Disaster to Uncover the Mystery Behind What Actually Destroyed It
"What Destroyed The Hindenburg?" premieres Sunday, December 16 at 9:00/8:00c on Discovery.

[12/07/12 - 09:02 AM]
USA Network Presents Special "NCIS" Superfan Marathon - Highlighting the Best Fan Comments On-Air
Said stunt airs this Sunday, December 9 with the best comments on-air between 8:00/7:00c and 11:00/10:00c.

[12/07/12 - 08:43 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Scores Series Highs Across the Board
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 6.

[12/07/12 - 08:41 AM]
"The Office" Matches Its Top 18-49 Rating Since November 8 and Delivers Its Biggest Overall Audience Since That Same Date
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, December 6.

[12/07/12 - 08:26 AM]
A&E Bumps "Storage Wars: New York" to January 1, "Be the Boss" to Late-Night
The latter bowed this past Sunday to the lowest numbers for an original series on the cable channel this year.

[12/07/12 - 08:25 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Takes Top Spots with "The Big Bang Theory"
Plus: ABC's "Last Resort" and "Scandal" see double digit growth from last week's numbers.

[12/07/12 - 08:24 AM]
Exclusive: The CW to Air "Carrie Diaries" Pilot Three Times in Four Days
Plus: "Carrie" and fellow newcomer "Cult" to encore on Friday nights at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/07/12 - 08:13 AM]
Emeril Lagasse Explores the Sunshine State in New Series "Emeril's Florida"
The 13-episode series premieres Sunday, January 6 at 10:30 AM ET on Cooking Channel.

[12/07/12 - 07:43 AM]
6.5 Million Viewers Make "Duck Dynasty" A&E's Top Telecast Ever
A&E spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 5.

[12/07/12 - 07:14 AM]
HGTV's All-Premiere New Year's Day Lineup Features Live Commercial-Free Broadcast of the 2013 Rose Parade
The cable channel will premiere 13 new specials that offer a glimpse of America's most astonishing spaces.

[12/07/12 - 07:04 AM]
"Chicago Fire" Sets a Series Record in Total Viewers and Matches Its Second-Best 18-49 Rating to Date
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, December 5.

[12/07/12 - 07:00 AM]
TLC's "Secrets of a Trophy Wife" Premieres Saturday, December 8th at 10/9c
The one-hour special "takes viewers into the elite lifestyles of extraordinarily wealthy trophy wives, and the men they strive to keep happy."

[12/07/12 - 06:40 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Pulls in Front with "The X Factor"
Plus: NBC's lineup sees double digit gains from its last originals two weeks ago.

[12/07/12 - 06:39 AM]
Keith Urban to Perform with Young Musicians from the Grammy Foundation(R)'s Grammy Camp(R) on "American Country Awards" Monday, December 10, on FOX
Additionally, hosts Trace Adkins and Kristin Chenoweth each will be added to the list of performers.

[12/06/12 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 6
Updates include: NBC asks for two more episodes of "Law & Order: SVU"; "Ugly Betty" alums to re-team at ABC for "Bastards"; and Linda Wallem tapped as new showrunner of NBC's "Up All Night."

[12/06/12 - 09:00 PM]
"The X Factor" Voting Results for December 6
Plus: Bruno Mars to perform on the next results show Thursday, December 13.

[12/06/12 - 05:30 PM]
Shine America Enters into Exclusive Production Partnership with Nigel Lythgoe Productions
They'll cooperatively develop and produce entertainment franchises for the global TV marketplace.

[12/06/12 - 04:33 PM]
USA Network Greenlights Cast Contingent Pilot for "Horizon" from Universal Cable Productions and Valhalla Entertainment
Bridget Tyler penned the pilot, about "a secretary at the FBI who discovers that her husband might have been killed in a battle with a spaceship in the South Pacific."

[12/06/12 - 02:21 PM]
Tune in to See the Final Score on VH1's "Basketball Wives LA" Season Two Finale and Two-Part Reunion Special
Look for said installments on Monday, December 10 and Monday, December 17.

[12/06/12 - 02:00 PM]
MTV Takes Viewers to "Washington Heights" on January 9, with New Docu-Series Premiering at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
The 11-episode series "shines a light on the vibrant and diverse New York neighborhood of Washington Heights, following nine best friends from the area."

[12/06/12 - 12:57 PM]
MTV's College Network Names Frank Ocean and Pakistani Social Activist Malala Yousafzai the 2012 "Man and Woman of the Year"
Beginning today, mtvU will profile the "Man and Woman of the Year" to millions of young people on college campuses around the country on-air and online.

[12/06/12 - 12:21 PM]
NBC Hits the High Notes with Grammy Nominations for Adam Levine and Blake Shelton of "The Voice," Jimmy Fallon and "Smash"
Shelton was honored with a Grammy nomination for Best Country Solo Performance while Levine and Maroon 5 received two nominations.

[12/06/12 - 12:03 PM]
NBC's "Tonight Show" and "Late Night" Score #1 Finishes for the Week of Nov. 26-30
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 26-30.

[12/06/12 - 11:37 AM]
Lifetime Picks Up Family Docusoap "Preachers' Daughters"
The eight-episode series will be produced by Thinkfactory Media.

[12/06/12 - 11:11 AM]
CBS Announces Mid-Season Premieres for New Drama "Golden Boy" and Returning Comedy "Rules of Engagement"
Plus: return dates set for the spring editions of "Survivor" and "The Amazing Race."

[12/06/12 - 11:04 AM]
"E! Special: LeAnn Rimes" Premieres Sunday, December 9 at 8:00pm ET/PT
In the special, both LeAnn Rimes and Eddie Cibrian "share with Giuliana the intimate facts of their relationship."

[12/06/12 - 11:03 AM]
Al Roker and Alison Sweeney Team Up to Host NBC's Live, High-Definition Coverage of the "124th Tournament of Roses Parade" on January 1, 2013
This will be Roker's sixteenth year hosting the popular annual event, and the first year for Sweeney.

[12/06/12 - 10:00 AM]
Celebrities Take a Flying Leap on "Stars in Danger: The High Dive" Debuting Wednesday, January 9 on FOX
Olympic diving medalist and commentator Troy Dumais will serve as mentor to the participants.

[12/06/12 - 09:56 AM]
"Pretty Tough" Launches for U.S. Premiere, Exclusively on Hulu and Hulu Plus Starring Beth Behrs, Adelaide Kane, and Crystal Young
The five-episode series is based on the successful eponymous book by Liz Tigelaar.

[12/06/12 - 09:51 AM]
VH1 Divas Adds Natasha Bedingfield, Keri Hilson, Ledisi, Iggy Azalea and funk legend Bootsy Collins as Performers
In addition, La La Anthony, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Stacey Keibler, NeNe Leakes, Brandy Norwood and Kelly Osbourne will make an appearance.

[12/06/12 - 09:28 AM]
MTV Recruits Music and Television's Biggest Bad Asses to Heat Up Times Square on New Year's Eve with "MTV's Club NYE 2013"
Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Jenni "JWOWW" Farley and comedian Jeff Dye are set to host the extravaganza.

[12/06/12 - 09:19 AM]
Three Series on The Hub TV Network Nominated for Kidscreen Awards
"R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series," "The Aquabats! Super Show!" and "Dan Vs." were all received nominations.

[12/06/12 - 09:12 AM]
Count Down to 2013 with "New Year's Eve Live!" Monday, December 31, on FOX
Lifehouse, Phillip Phillips and Carmen Electra are scheduled to perform.

[12/06/12 - 07:44 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Scores One of its Most-Watched Weeks Ever
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of November 26-30.

[12/06/12 - 06:47 AM]
Season 10 of Fan-Favorite TLC Series "What Not to Wear" Premieres January 3rd
The cable channel's mainstay will now air Thursday nights at 10:00/9:00c.

[12/06/12 - 06:10 AM]
PBS Announces Winter/Spring 2013 Lineup
Highlights include the third season of "Downton Abbey" on Sunday nights from January 6 to February 17.







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[02/10/16 - 05:01 PM]
Video: "House of Cards" Season Four Trailer
Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright return in the new season, premiering Friday, March 4 on the streaming service.

[02/10/16 - 02:52 PM]
TV One's Premiere of 47th NAACP Image Awards Drives Network to Rank Among Top 2 Ad-Supported Cable Networks for the Night
TV One further spins the numbers for Friday, February 5.

[02/10/16 - 02:45 PM]
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[02/10/16 - 02:30 PM]
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Starring John Cena, the series follows 16 of the country's toughest men and women as they are split into four teams and face a variety of military-grade and survival-themed challenges set in the wilderness of Pack Forest in Eatonville, WA.

[02/10/16 - 01:08 PM]
"The Late Late Show with James Corden" Breaks New YouTube Record
CBS spins the digital numbers for the series to date.

[02/10/16 - 12:48 PM]
USA Network Announces Series Pick-Up for "Shooter"
Ryan Phillippe and Omar Epps star in the project, based on the Mark Wahlberg-led feature of the same name.

[02/10/16 - 12:40 PM]
Kick-Ash Cast of Starz Original Series "Ash vs Evil Dead" Expands for Second Season
Lee Majors will play the role of Brock Williams, Ash's father, and Ted Raimi will play the role of Ash's childhood best friend, Chet Kaminski.

[02/10/16 - 12:35 PM]
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Quentin Tarantino, George Miller and Sylvester Stallone are among the featured auspices.

[02/10/16 - 12:05 PM]
"The Simpsons" Load Up and Journey to Daytona 500 In Support of 2016 FOX NASCAR Season Opener
"Being able to tap into such a recognizable, iconic part of pop culture is an extremely strong asset to be able to draw on," said Robert Gottlieb.

[02/10/16 - 12:05 PM]
Praise the Lord! Bravo Media's "Thicker Than Water" Season Three Premieres Sunday, March 27 at 10PM ET/PT
This season, Ben faces the stark reality that the Tankard household has become an empty nest and also realizes there are deep emotional wounds that need to be healed within the family.

[02/10/16 - 12:02 PM]
Bob Costas to Host NBC's Primetime Rio Olympics Coverage
Costas has served as primetime host for every Olympics on NBC since 1992, including the 2012 London Games, which is the most-watched television event in U.S. history, reaching 217 million viewers.

[02/10/16 - 11:35 AM]
Video: AMC Releases First Four Minutes of Highly Anticipated "The Walking Dead" Mid-Season Premiere Episode
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[02/10/16 - 11:16 AM]
WGN America Unveils Key Art and Behind-the-Scenes Music Featurette for "Underground," The Highly Anticipated Escape Thriller Premiering March 9 at 10 PM ET/PT
The featurette goes behind-the-scenes with executive producer and music titan John Legend and composers Laura Karpman, a multi-Emmy Award winner, and Raphael Saadiq, a celebrated singer/songwriter and producer.

[02/10/16 - 10:57 AM]
LMN Bolsters Programming Slate with the Launch of New Docuseries "Codependent" on March 8 and Original Movie "House of Darkness" on April 17
Plus: look for the return of "My Haunted House" and "The Haunting of..." on March 28.

[02/10/16 - 10:45 AM]
E! Vows to Deliver the Drama When the "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" Strut Down the Aisle Beginning Sunday, April 17th at 10PM ET/PT
The eight-episode season will follow blogger babe Morgan Stewart and real estate mogul Brendan Fitzpatrick's diamond encrusted road to the altar.